Lab Safety Quiz

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Lab Safety Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a fire erupts, immediately
    • A. 

      Notify Ms. K

    • B. 

      Run for the fire extinguisher.

    • C. 

      throw water on the fire.

    • D. 

      Open the windows.

  • 2. 
    . Approved eye protection devices (such as goggles) are worn in the laboratory
    • A. 

      To avoid eye strain

    • B. 

      To improve your vision

    • C. 

      Only if you do not have corrective glasses.

    • D. 

      Any time chemicals, heat, or glassware are used.

  • 3. 
    If you do not understand a direction or part of a laboratory procedure, you should
    • A. 

      Figure it out as you do the lab

    • B. 

      Try several methods until something works

    • C. 

      Ask Ms. K before proceeding

    • D. 

      Skip it and go on to the next part

  • 4. 
    After completing an experiment, all chemical wastes should be
    • A. 

      Left at your lab station for the next class

    • B. 

      Disposed of according to your Ms. K's directions

    • C. 

      Dumped in the sink

    • D. 

      Taken home

  • 5. 
    You have been injured in the laboratory, First you should...
    • A. 

      Visit the school nurse after class

    • B. 

      See a doctor after school

    • C. 

      Tell the Ms. K ASAP

    • D. 

      Apply first aid yourself

  • 6. 
    Long hair in the laboratory must be
    • A. 

      Cut short

    • B. 

      Held away from the experiment with one hand

    • C. 

      Always neatly groomed

    • D. 

      Tied back or kept back entirely out of the way with a hair band

  • 7. 
    Which of the following should NOT be worn during a laboratory activity?
    • A. 

      Loose clothing

    • B. 

      Dangling jewelry

    • C. 

      Sandals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Horseplay, practical jokes, or pranks in the classroom are
    • A. 

      Always against the rules

    • B. 

      Okay

    • C. 

      Dangerous

    • D. 

      Okay if you are working alone.

  • 9. 
    When handling animals, students should
    • A. 

      Open cages only with permission

    • B. 

      Not tease or handle animals roughly

    • C. 

      Report bites or scratches to the teacher immediately

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    If a piece of equipment is not working properly, stop, turn it off, and tell
    • A. 

      The principal

    • B. 

      Your lab partner

    • C. 

      Your best friend in the class

    • D. 

      Ms. Kilgore

  • 11. 
    When you finish working with chemicals, biological specimens, and other lab substances, always  
    • A. 

      Treat your hands with skin lotion

    • B. 

      Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water

    • C. 

      Wipe your hands on a towel

    • D. 

      Wipe your hands on your clothes

  • 12. 
     The following activity is permitted in the laboratory:
    • A. 

      Chewing gum

    • B. 

      Eating

    • C. 

      Drinking

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    When using a razor blade or scalpel, always cut material
    • A. 

      Away from you

    • B. 

      Toward you

    • C. 

      In your hand

    • D. 

      Perpendicular

  • 14. 
    Before you leave the science room, you should
    • A. 

      Clean your work area and equipment

    • B. 

      Return all equipment to the proper area

    • C. 

      Wash your hands with soap and water

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    All chemicals in the lab (including foodstuffs and store-bought chemicals) should be treated as if they could be hazardous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Work areas should be kept clean and tidy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    ‚ÄčLaboratory work may be started immediately upon entering the laboratory even if the teacher is not yet present.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Never remove chemicals, specimens, or other equipment from the laboratory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Always carry a microscope using both hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Read all procedures thoroughly before performing a laboratory investigation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    All unauthorized experiments are prohibited.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    You are allowed to enter the chemical preparation/storage area any time you need to get an item.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    It is okay to pick up broken glass with your bare hands as long as the glass is placed in the trash can.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Do not leave a lit burner unattended
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False